Wine Bodegas Palacios Remondo, "La Vendimia", Rioja DOC, 2011
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Wine deep red color with violet and ruby reflections.
The wine has a sweet, fresh, delicate taste with fine tannins tannins, soft texture, tones of cherry, plum, nectarine and impressive, creamy long finish.
The aroma of wine can be traced elegant notes of strawberry, pepper, cloves and flowers - roses, carnations and orchids.
The wine is recommended to serve cold meats, fried, stewed and grilled red meat, poultry (ducks, geese, guinea fowl).
Wine "La Vendimia", which translated from Spanish means "harvest", created from grapes Tempranillo and Garnacha grown on the company's own vineyards in the municipality of Alfaro total area of 100 hectares, located at an altitude of 550 meters above sea level. Relief vineyards - gentle slopes with a slope of 10%. Climate - Mediterranean, with great influence rainfall from the Atlantic. Age of vines varies from 10 to 40 years.
Vintage 2011, which winemakers appreciated perfectly well, was assembled from 20 September until 20 October. When vinification of the berries to the method of carbon maceration (fermentation of whole grapes) for 20 days. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in neutral vessels. Aging wine in oak barrels for 4 months gives the wine more complexity. Wine storage potential is 3-4 years. The guide of the best sommelier François Chartier world from Canada chose wine "La Vendimia", 2011 Top 100, recognizing him as one of the best.
Agriculture Bodegas Palacios Remondo Jose Palacios was created and is still managed by his heirs. The winery has long abandoned the use of raw materials and purchased grapes from its own vineyards only 100 hectares planted back in 1960 on the southern slopes of the hills in the heart of the sub-region Rioja Baja. Thus, the family Palacios, having at hand the old vine Tempranillo clones tested and Garnacha, could his very first vintage in 2000 to make a turning point for the history of the winery. Guide winery recently passed to Rafael Palacios, professional enologist already established by the time one of the best white wines of Rioja varieties Viura - Placet . Everything else, Rafael translated farms into organic winemaking, thus further increasing the demand for new classic Rioja.